Aspirin has dramatically lower bleeding risk than pharma anticoagulants

Just a quick post that adds to the mountain of evidence contradicting the fearmongering about aspirin we hear on a daily basis from every doctor who manages to get some TV time. It has been known for a while that aspirin lowers bleeding risk in brain and GI tract, despite being an anti-coagulant drug itself. … Read more Aspirin has dramatically lower bleeding risk than pharma anticoagulants

Aspirin protects mitochondria from inflammation and aging

The good news about aspirin just never seem to stop. While the anti-inflammatory effects of aspirin are well-known, mainstream medicine like to explain them away with the limited (and frankly primitive) mechanism of COX inhibition alone. If aspirin happens to achieve some other beneficial health effects, the doctors always try to either frame it in … Read more Aspirin protects mitochondria from inflammation and aging

Aspirin – a new osteoporosis drug

A study published almost a decade ago made the bold claim that aspirin may be a novel drug for osteoporosis. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21600123 However, the study did not get much traction and was in fact mocked by medical professionals since mainstream medicine considered the known anti-estrogenic effects of aspirin to be incompatible with a bone-protective effect. The … Read more Aspirin – a new osteoporosis drug

Aspirin now officially recommended for pre-eclampsia, pre-term birth, and birth defects prevention

After almost a century of evidence in favor of aspirin, combined with complete failure to develop other pharmacological interventions (and believe me, Big Pharma tried hard) mainstream medicine seems to be growing desperate enough to start recommending aspirin to ALL pregnant women as prevention of (pre)-eclampsia, pre-term birth, and birth defects. The pilot recommendation is … Read more Aspirin now officially recommended for pre-eclampsia, pre-term birth, and birth defects prevention

Aspirin/salt for treating a broken heart, and what REALLY causes Afib

At a first glance the study below seems rather mundane but a careful read provides some very interesting insights. The syndrome of “broken heart” is a real physiological condition that medicine has tried to deny for decades despite even assigning it its own official medical name – Takotsubo Syndrome (TS). People grieving over the loss … Read more Aspirin/salt for treating a broken heart, and what REALLY causes Afib

Aspirin safe and effective for prevention AND treatment of migraine

A human study, which dispels the myths that migraine is yet another “mysterious” disease with an unknown cause and no effective treatment. Considering the role of serotonin in migraines, it  adds to the evidence that aspirin is a potent anti-serotonin agent in higher doses. The good news is that even lower doses in the 81mg … Read more Aspirin safe and effective for prevention AND treatment of migraine

Aspirin may treat brain aneurysms

Another huge win for aspirin, not only because of the condition’s lethality, but because there is currently no treatment for it. While the study did not last long enough to make such claims, given the potent inhibitory effect on aneurysm growth I would not be surprised if aspirin actually makes aneurysms disappear. The authors of … Read more Aspirin may treat brain aneurysms

Acidosis (Warburg Effect) drives cancer through increased fat oxidation (Randle Cycle)

The evidence continues to pile on that naming the (in)famous observation made by Otto Warburg in regards to cancer an “effect” is one of the most profound falsehoods the medical profession has ever concocted. Almost a century after the Warburg “Effect” term was coined, the evidence rapidly accumulates that the lactic acidosis is not at … Read more Acidosis (Warburg Effect) drives cancer through increased fat oxidation (Randle Cycle)

Aspirin may protect lungs from air pollution

It seems that there is nothing mighty aspirin cannot do. Just recently, I posted about its ability to treat (and, more importantly, potentially have curative effect) erectile dysfunction (ED) at least as effectively as established drugs such as Viagra, Levitra, Cialis, etc. yet with much fewer side effects. Aspirin as effective as Viagra for ED, … Read more Aspirin may protect lungs from air pollution

Aspirin as effective as Viagra for ED, but with much fewer side effects

Yet another blockbuster drug may turn out to be nothing more than a well-marketed gimmick, which while not entirely a scam can be replaced with cheaper, safer alternatives that also have much lower potential for side effects. The drug in question is Viagra, and the humble, just-as-effective substitute is aspirin. A group of doctors out … Read more Aspirin as effective as Viagra for ED, but with much fewer side effects